Democracy Now! Monday, December 8, 1997
Winnie Mandela and Chris Hani
Source transferred from audio cassette to CD at Pacifica Radio Archive, this flac is from the CD
The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard dramatic testimony the past two weeks that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a major figure in the struggle against apartheid and President Nelson Mandelas former wife, operated a so-called reign of terror during the mid to late 1980s.
The Food and Drug Administration last week approved the irradiation of red meat, despite protests that zapping food with radioactivity may be unsafe.
The Neptune Jade Sparks Lawsuit Against Activists
In late September of this year, the SS Neptune Jade, owned by the Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines and carrying some 160 containers, slowly pulled into the Port of Oakland, California. A picket line of longshore workers and labor and human rights activists greeted the ship. Also on the line was a student from Laney College, a local community college, carrying the colorful banner of the Laney College Labor Studies Club.